AVA & GABRIEL : NYADIFF

NYADIFF

AVA & GABRIEL

Ava and Gabriel-A Love Story Felix de Rooy| Holland/Curacao| 1990  |100 min| Dutch and Papamientu w/ English subtitles| drama

SCHEDULE

Saturday, April 28th @ 1:00 pm – 263 Macy (Teachers College, Columbia University)

TICKETS HERE

The story takes place on the island of Curacao in the late Forties. Upon request of the parish priest of St. Anna’s, the Surinam painter Gabriel Goedbloed arrives from Holland to paint a mural of the Virgin Mary in St. Anna’s Church. Conflict arises when he chooses a Black woman to be his model for the painting of the Virgin Mary.

Jury Prize, Festival International de Cine Latino Americano, Havana Cuba, 1990

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